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Re: st: use of brace inside of macro - still a question


From   Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: use of brace inside of macro - still a question
Date   Wed, 16 Jun 2010 13:46:06 -0400

B Web <webicky@gmail.com> :
You can't do that.  Why do you want to?  Maybe try...

macro drop _all
global test "continue, break"
forv i=1/2{
 di in r "${test}"
 ${test}
}

On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 1:31 PM, B Web <webicky@gmail.com> wrote:
> looking for and I apologize for not being specific.
>
> I want to end a loop defined by a "brace" stored in a global macro.
>
> macro drop _all
> global test  }
>
> forv i=1/2{
>  di in r "${test}"
>  $[test}
> * --- error ---
> What I am trying to do is "end" the loop using the global macro of a
> brace.   Can you get that working?  If so, please explain.  If not -
> can someone else please elaborate.
>
> Bill

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